BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 P.M.) – A spokesman for the General Secretariat of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, Kivan Khosravi, announced that the authorities have conducted investigations into the explosion that took place at the Natanz nuclear facility.
Khosravi said today, Friday: “The technical and security investigations conducted by the concerned authorities have reached the cause of the incident at the Ahmadi Roshan nuclear complex in Natanz, which occurred Thursday morning.”
He said that the investigation team studied the “assumptions about the cause of the incident carefully and the main cause of it has been identified.”
He continued: “Given some security considerations, the cause and circumstances of the Natanz incident will be announced in due course.”
He stressed that the damage to the facility is “limited”, adding that no nuclear material was present at the accident site and that radiation leaks are completely excluded.